Stained Glass News September 2013 Edition

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Here's our list of 5 Favorite New Items from the September 2013 edition of Stained Glass News:


As always we look forward to receiving our quarterly issue of Stained Glass News. It is always packed with inspiration and highlights of the newest items available for art glass creations. Let us walk you through these exciting new items and see how they can add new dimension and style to your work today!

1. Dichroic Extract

It's like glitter, all grown up! Add dichroic to your projects in ways you've previously only dreamed of with this fantastic new product. It's all the dazzle of dichroic, without a backing to limit your applications. With no COE, you can paint it on, sprinkle it, even pick it up in flameworked and blown glass projects. Dichroic Extract is available in all your favorite colors, plus fun sample sets to get started.

Make fireworks with textured glass and simple techniquesDichroic ExtractPaint detailed designs

2. Fuseworks Gift Findings for Glass

Creating fun, thoughtful gifts or glass accents you'll love to use is a breeze with these fantastic flat Fuseworks Gift Findings. Each comes with simple instructions to make finishing your projects easy. The perfect way to display your glass art creations made in the Fuseworks Microwave Kiln. The perfect pairing to bring style into everyday living.

Bookmark



The paperclip style bookmark features a 15/16 diameter pad to affix your art, and measures 2-3/4 x 1 overall. Make a personalized bookmark for the reading enthusiast on your gift list and give something that will be used and cherished.
Tote Hanger



Create a custom tote hanger to keep bags off the floor and safely stowed. The convenient roll-up design offers a 1-1/4 pad to display your art, a non-slip rubber backing, supports up to 6 pounds, and can be stashed in a pocket when not in use. Any fashionista will fall in love with this must-have accessory for favorite handbags.
Glass Charms





Salut! Design wine charms to identify glasses at your next social gathering or to give as a hostess gift. The 3/4 diameter pads have a wire loop to easily attach to any stemmed glassware.


3. Borders, Stripes and Strips Made Simple

Top Tools Strip Cutter Cut repetitive, uniform strips up to 36 long the easy way with the new Top Tools Professional Studio Strip Cutter. The deceptively simple design of this ingenious tool aligns a top quality carbide cutting head perfectly, and allows you to apply the precise amount of pressure needed as the cutter glides effortlessly across the glass. This tool is the ideal workshop accessory for the artist that uses lots of rectangles and squares. Cut super-straight strips fast


4. Metallic Frit



If you've been looking for a subtle way to add some glam to your glass, Metallic Frit may be the answer. Favorite silver and gold iridescent coatings have been transformed from solid sheets into sparkling frit that will add depth and dazzle in new ways. The lustrous shine is somewhat understated, but shows up with increased intensity on darker base colors. Available in medium, coarse and mosaic frit sizes to give you 3 unique ways to add some shine.
Clear Metallic Frit


5. Drop-Thru Mold Forming Bundle

Forming fluted vessels in the kiln just got easier with the Drop-Thru Mold Forming Bundle. This unique system allows you to create a sturdy cast glass foot, then select a height setting for the drop ring mold and base to precisely align your vessel with the foot while you slump. Three size settings give you incredible versatility to make a multitude of different looks all from this single mold set.

Create incredible fluted, footed vessels
Drop Through Mold Bundle
Set includes foot casting mold, unique 3-position drop ring and base, plus complete instructions.
Choose from 3 height settings on 1 unique mold system




Dichroic extract projects courtesy of CBS Dichroics. Fuseworks projects courtesy of Diamond Tech. Drop-Thru vase images courtesy of Wardell Publications.


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cheryl c.  •  May 08, 2017
is fuseworks cpmpatable towork in a kiln, bc i dont have the required microwave fuzer
Christina B.  •  September 20, 2013
I wish you would discuss the supplier, INLAND and the problems they are having with filling orders.
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Karina Foster

Karina Foster

Karina Foster been at Delphi since 1998. She started in customer service and later transferred to the merchandising department where she currently works to create Delphi catalogs and marketing materials. She is also responsible for Delphi's e-Commerce program. In addition, Karina is a talented glass artist. She has always loved art in any form, and has a self-proclaimed "over-stuffed" home art studio to prove it.